Tag Archives: planning

Sydenham’s shame… Kirkdale

Sydenham’s shame… Kirkdale

Posted on 01. Sep, 2013 by .

0

How we can reverse uncontrolled development

Continue Reading

Mary Portas High Street Review

Mary Portas High Street Review

Posted on 30. Mar, 2012 by .

0

Government responds with key recommendations

Continue Reading

Fast food shops to be restricted?

Fast food shops to be restricted?

Posted on 15. Mar, 2012 by .

0

Southwark Council consults on ban for new fast food shops near schools

Continue Reading

What is Neighbourhood Planning and why could it help change our local community?

What is Neighbourhood Planning and why could it help change our local community?

Posted on 11. Sep, 2011 by .

0

Public meeting – September 21, 7.30pm at the Hob

Continue Reading

Redevelopment of 255-269 Sydenham Road –  exhibition and consultation

Redevelopment of 255-269 Sydenham Road – exhibition and consultation

Posted on 20. Jul, 2011 by .

0

See the exhibition at Sydenham Library on Thursday July 21 and Friday July 22

Continue Reading

Willow Lodge, 11 Westwood Hill, to be refurbished for housing

Willow Lodge, 11 Westwood Hill, to be refurbished for housing

Posted on 10. Jan, 2011 by .

0

Willow Lodge on Westwood Hill which has lain redundant since 2008, is to be brought back into use for housing. Owners of the site, London and Quadrant, plan to reconstruct and refurbish the existing building to provide a one bedroom and 9, two bedroom self-contained flats. The rear of the existing building will be  demolished and  […]

Continue Reading

Application to open Money Shop at 59 Sydenham Road refused

Application to open Money Shop at 59 Sydenham Road refused

Posted on 06. Jan, 2011 by .

0

LBL planning have refused permission to turn 59 Sydenham Road –  the former curtain shop at the corner of Sydenham and Queensthorpe Roads – into a Money Shop.   The refusal is on the grounds that “The proposed change of use to Financial and Professional Services (Use Class A2) would result in the loss of […]

Continue Reading

Government to help prevent pubs turning into flats?

Government to help prevent pubs turning into flats?

Posted on 31. Dec, 2010 by .

0

Pub Minister Bob Neill has launched a public consultation into the use of “restrictive covenants” which make it easier for pub landlords to shut down pubs and turn them over to property developers. If  made into law, the removal of this restriction could prevent breweries making sure that a pub can’t be bought by one […]

Continue Reading

Power to the people! The new Localism Bill – will it really empower local communities?

Power to the people! The new Localism Bill – will it really empower local communities?

Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by .

0

A landmark bill that claims to herald a ground-breaking shift in power to councils and communities overturning decades of central government control was unveiled by Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles today. Here is the coalition government’s press release in full: The Localism Bill will put an end to the hoarding of power within […]

Continue Reading

New Wells Park Youth Club – funding gets the green light!

New Wells Park Youth Club – funding gets the green light!

Posted on 09. Dec, 2010 by .

0

Welcome news – funding for the proposed youth and community centre is confirmed. A planning application has been lodged with Lewisham Planning to demolish the church hall in Wells Park Road and construct a three storey building. The proposed youth club, which will contain a large multi-use hall with theatre, a cafe, climbing wall, IT/education studio, recording studio […]

Continue Reading

Planning revolution – now you decide what’s built in your neighbourhood

Planning revolution – now you decide what’s built in your neighbourhood

Posted on 07. Dec, 2010 by .

0

The government’s new Localism Bill  giving planning powers to new neighborhood councils is about to be published. Here Civic Voice explains what this new radical measure means: Radical new planning reforms were announced today to hand powers down from Whitehall bureaucrats and down from Town Hall officials to communities so local people shape the character […]

Continue Reading